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Joseph Kitchell
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Birth: Jul. 31, 1780
Hanover
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1843
Crawford County
Illinois, USA

Known as Judge Joseph Kitchell
Son of Asa Kitchell and Rhoda Baldwin
Husband of Rachel Looker (1788-1867) married 1803
Born in New Jersey, emigrated west and stopped for a while in Hamilton Co., Ohio, then to Jackson Co., Indiana, and came to Crawford County, Illinois in 1817. First judge in Jackson Co., IN in 1816. Delegate to the first Illinois Constitutional Convention. First Registrar at the Land Office at Palestine from 1820-1841. Senator in Illinois State Legislature 1820-1822. Judge in 1818 in last term of court under the territorial system of Illinois. Donated land for west half of Village of Palestine, IL and laid out the original town plat with Edward N. Cullom. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Rachel Looker Kitchell (1788 - 1867)*
 
 Children:
  Eliza (Elizabeth) Kitchell Alexander (1808 - 1835)*
  Maria Henrietta Kitchell Wilson (1812 - 1892)*
  Julia Ann Kitchell Alexander (1816 - 1855)*
  Clarissa Kitchell French (1818 - 1841)*
  Albert B. Kitchell (1821 - 1847)*
  Emily Kitchell (1824 - 1824)*
  Mary E Kitchell Allen (1825 - 1852)*
  Amanda F Kitchell (1828 - 1829)*
  Joseph B Kitchell (1830 - 1849)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
62Y 9M
 
Note: Stone very weathered and hard to read but April 7, 1843 is still easily seen when first photographed in 1997. Newer photo is 2009.
 
Burial:
Kitchell Cemetery
Palestine
Crawford County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Row 2 W to E, No.5 N to S
 
Created by: Mary
Record added: Apr 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36318028
Joseph Kitchell
Added by: Mary
 
Joseph Kitchell
Added by: Mary
 
Joseph Kitchell
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Added by: Heath MacAlpine
 
 
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